Infinity Real Estate plans to add two floors to the three-story, 160,000 square-foot mixed-use commercial building at 1630 East 15th Street, next to the Kings Highway stop on the B and Q lines in Midwood. According to Commercial Observer, the 60,000 square-foot office expansion is being designed by Zyscovich Architects. The building is currently 100 percent leased, and was acquired by the current owners in 2014.
Joseph Palumbo’s Rising Developers Group has filed applications for a four-story, 14-unit residential building at 5-25 47th Road, in Long Island City, a couple blocks in either direction from the G and 7 train stops. The building will measure 14,780 square feet, which means the units, possibly condos, will average a spacious 1,055 square feet. Alfredo Fredericks is the applicant of record, and an existing single-story warehouse must first be demolished.
In December, YIMBY revealed renderings of Silverstein’s and El-Ad Properties’ 41-story, 365-unit mixed-use building planned for 1 West End Avenue, in Lincoln Square, and now Curbed has renderings of the building’s interior, which is being designed by Jeffrey Beers. Foundation work is currently underway at the site, and completion is slated for 2017. The Pelli Clarke Pelli-designed building will feature an affordable residential portion in its eight-story stone-clad base, and retail space is planned on the ground floor.
On Tuesday, hundreds of buildings became protected when the Landmarks Preservation Commission designated the Riverside-West End Historic District Extension II. Basically, every building between West 94th Street and West 108th Street between Riverside Drive and West End Avenue has been added. That’s 344 new buildings, bringing the combined number of protected buildings to 1,255.
A seven-story apartment building with offices and retail may soon replace this odd little garage at 10-67 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City, on the corner of 50th Avenue near the Pulaski Bridge.